CASA guardian ad-Litem News April & May 2016

June 19, 2016 in CASA, Guardian ad-Litem, Kids At Risk Action (KARA), Links To Helpful Orgs, Public Policy, Resources, The States, Wonderful People by Mike Tikkanen

These CASA guardian ad-Litem articles have been gathered from around the nation for April & May 2016

This is where you can find out what the other 975 CASA’s from around the nation are up to.

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Montgomery County Newspaper

CASA Child Advocates

Montgomery County Newspaper

WHY: CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County held its first in-office corporate training for volunteers last month at the new Exxon Mobil …

CASA breakfast serves up a ‘Ray of Hope’ – Bonner County Daily Bee

CASA of Denton County to hold information session – Star Local Media

Look into becoming a CASA volunteer – Victoria Advocate

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Scottsdale Independent

CASA training begins in June

Choteau Acantha

Training will be begin in June for Front Range CASA volunteers to serve as courtappointed special advocates for abused and neglected children.

Golden Crescent CASA needs volunteers – Victoria Advocate

Local Scottsdale resident advocates for foster children – Scottsdale Independent

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Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Area CASA swears in 4 new advocates

Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Judge Patrick Flanigan swears in the second class of courtappointed special advocates, or CASAs, for CASA of Bee, Live Oak and McMullen counties …

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White Mountain Independent

New CASA advocate

White Mountain Independent

Presiding Judge Michael Latham congratulates Michele Sexton after swearing her in as a court appointed special sdvocate (CASA) for Apache County …

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KTVZ

Pay it Forward recognizes Jeanne Linn of CASA

KTVZ

The biggest CASA (CourtAppointed Special Advocates) fundraiser of the year took place Thursday evening at Broken Top Golf Club CASA works with …

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CASA program a great way to help local foster children

Ontario Argus Observer

Court Appointed Special Advocates get to know children in foster care. They spend time with the kids, observe their interactions with their families, and …

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Dining For A Cause – CASA Of Ocean County

Micromedia Publications

casa1 OCEAN COUNTY – CASA of Ocean County will celebrate their 10 year anniversary advocating for Ocean County children in foster care on …

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CASA of Terrebonne: More than 100 kids need a volunteer

Daily Comet

One-hundred and eleven foster care children are currently in need of a volunteer to advocate for them in the local courts system, according to CASA of …

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The Hillsdale Daily News

Members learn about CASA

The Hillsdale Daily News

HILLSDALE — The Hillsdale Intermediate School District administration building, located on West Bacon Street, was the scene for the most recent …

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County court adds six advocates for kids

Daily Astorian

The Clatsop Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program recently announced six new volunteers have joined in serving abused and neglected …

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Become an Alameda County Court Appointed Special Advocate

Idealist.org

Are you interested in being a powerful voice in a child’s life? Come to an Informational Session to learn if being a CASA Volunteer is right for you.

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NorthJersey.com

Giving Back: Court Appointed Special Advocates protect the best interests of foster children

NorthJersey.com

When Hasbrouck Heights resident Chris Giamo first meets a child whose case he is assigned to as a Court Appointed Special Advocate, the first …

Advocates for foster children take oath in family courtroom – News3LV

CASA tournament raises more than $59000 – Broomfield Enterprise

Cars for CASA breaks record for most cars ever registered – Blue Ribbon News

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San Mateo Daily Journal

Male mentors sought for foster youth: Out of 167 court appointed special advocate volunteers, only

San Mateo Daily Journal

Ten nonprofits that train and support court appointed special advocates (CASAs) in the region are in desperate need of volunteers, especially men, …

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Janet Walden named to the national CASA Association Suburban Leadership Council

Forsyth Herald (press release)

SEATTLE, Wash. — Janet Walden has been appointed by the National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association as a member of its newly …

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Enid News & Eagle

Ore Mereith named 2015 CASA of the Year

Enid News & Eagle

Loretta Ore Meredith during an interview after being named the 2015 CASA Volunteer of the Year Wednesday May 18, 2016. (Billy Hefton / Enid News …

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Cape May County Herald

Sixteen Atlantic, Cape May County Residents Become CASA Volunteers

Cape May County Herald

SOMERS POINT — Sixteen Atlantic and Cape May County residents were recently sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers.

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NOLA.com (blog)

St. Bernard Parish welcomes nine courtappointed volunteers

NOLA.com (blog)

History was made in Arabi recently when St. Bernard Parish welcomed nine Court Appointed Special Advocates to the community. The citizens took …

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Butts County child advocate volunteers sworn in

jacksonprogress-argus

New Butts County CourtAppointed Special Advocates Lamar Cole, from left, Trakonice Smith and Anna and Ken Wallis are sworn in by Towaliga …

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Forsyth County News Online

Forsyth CASA director tapped for national council

Forsyth County News Online

CUMMING — The executive director of a local nonprofit that advocates for abused and neglected children in Forsyth County was recently appointed to …

Training class begins in June for CASA Monroe – The Daily Post-Athenian

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AROUND TOWN: CASA a light of hope for abused children

Colorado Springs Gazette

They’re there for the kids because, said emcee TV anchor Shellene Cockrell, “CASA is a light of hope for a child.” For 16 years the CASA Light of Hope …

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The News

CASA Derby benefit to expand operations

The News

Photos/ Kim Break Mary Medlock and Shirley Dawson presented the Shirley Dawson Award of Excellence to Hardy resident and CASA advocate …

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Fairborn Daily Herald

CASA volunteers sworn in

Fairborn Daily Herald

Submitted photo Seven new volunteers for the Greene County Juvenile Court’s Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program were recently …

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MyCentralJersey.com

CASA gives voice to foster children

MyCentralJersey.com

In 2015, CASA of Middlesex County served 114 children. … Known as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), these volunteers become the …

Locals raise thousands for CASA at annual auction – Visalia Times-Delta

DHS issues show how important CASA’s role is – Herald and News

During National Foster Care Awareness Month, volunteers are encouraged to get involved – Sierra Vista Herald

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Victoria Advocate

Electric cooperative donates to CASA

Victoria Advocate

South Texas Electric Cooperative Inc. donated $1,000 to the Golden Crescent Court Appointed Special Advocates through its Charitable Giving and …

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Fremont Tribune

CASA Uncorked’ fundraiser successful

Fremont Tribune

Cass County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program received a huge round of support from the Cass County community at large on April …

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Baby CASA – Jonah and Jeremy

The Daily Courier

A CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer is needed to serve as a “Baby CASA” for 9-month-old twin boys “Jonah and Jeremy.

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Tahlequah Daily Press

2016 CASA Playhouse a ‘lil’ red schoolhouse’

Tahlequah Daily Press

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Cherokee Country has announced the arrival of the 13th annual CASA Playhouse for Kids. The playhouse …

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KRIS Corpus Christi News

Huge grant goes to CASA to help foster kids in need

KRIS Corpus Christi News

Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Coastal Bend, or CASA, received a $282,000 grant from the Charity League Wednesday, meaning …

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Weekly Citizen

CASA sees growing need to help kids

Paducah Sun

If it were up to the passionate people behind the local Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program, all abused or neglected child who have …

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Passaic County CASA starting summer training sessions

NorthJersey.com

Have you wanted to volunteer as a Court Appointed Special Advocate but could not attend the evening training? Passaic County CASA is pleased to …

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FOX 7 Austin

CASA of Travis County looking for more volunteers

FOX 7 Austin

CASA works to Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, works to speak up for a child’s best interest in court and at school. The child welfare …

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CASA Hoping to Offset Volunteer Deficit

TWC News

AUSTIN—Organizers with the Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA for short, say as many as 700 foster kids in Travis County don’t have a …

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Hannibal.net

New CASA volunteers sworn in to advocate for children

Hannibal.net

On April 18, 2016, the Honorable Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd swore in five new volunteers for CASAcourtappointed special advocates for …

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CASA Case – Erika

Prescott Daily Courier

A CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer is needed to serve as an advocate for 12-year old “Erika.” The Department of Child Safety …

CASA’s new casa – Mineral Wells Index

Foster children’s nonprofit needs volunteers – Hanford Sentinel

CASA Celebration of Children Gala Nets Record $1 Million – Newport Beach Independent Newspaper

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The Advocate

CASA honors volunteers and holds fundraisers

The Advocate

Capital Area Court Appointed Special Advocate Association honored its volunteers for their advocacy efforts on behalf of abused children during …

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KIII TV3

CASA Superhero 5K and 2 Mile Walk

KIII TV3

Saturday marked the 11th annual CASA Superhero 5K and 2 Mile Walk! The race began at Heritage Park at 8 a.m. Saturday morning and it wasn’t just …

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State-Journal.com

GOOD GALA: CASA’s Derby Eve offers charitable fun

State-Journal.com

The expansive setlist of The Swing Street Band, a silent auction, several tastings and a good cause await those who attend Friday’s annual CASA …

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Commissioners approve CASA program in county

Imperial Republican

Representatives from Prairie Plains CASA attended last week’s commissioners’ meeting to ask for funds for the program, which is currently at work in …

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Weatherford Democrat

A new CASA home

Weatherford Democrat

“We had 11 women working in 1100 square feet,” said Barbara Tucker, CASA executive director for Parker County. “We have doubled our square …

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WWNY TV 7

‘Pasta For CASA‘ Coming Next Week

WWNY TV 7

Cortney Shatraw is CASA’s program director and Tracie Briggs is the CASA court coordinator. They talked about the event on 7 News THis Morning.

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Out & About: CASA of Westmoreland’s Leadership Breakfast

Tribune-Review

If there’s any good news about child abuse and neglect, trust CASA of Westmoreland to deliver it. That’s one reason for the organization’s annual …

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McCook Daily Gazette

CourtAppointed Special Advocates sworn in

McCook Daily Gazette

Red Willow County Judge Anne Paine, center, stands among the newest Prairie Plains CASA (CourtAppointed Special Advocate) volunteers, from left …

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Coeur d’Alene Press

CASA to raise funds for 32 percent hike in cases

Coeur d’Alene Press

In 2015, Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, served 353 North Idaho children removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or violence.

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CASA on the Square

Sidney Daily News (subscription)

Shelby County CASA/GAL (Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem) Director Bridget Davis gets a pie thrown in her face by Brandt …

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Patch.com

CASA of Baltimore County Celebrates 15 Years

Patch.com

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Baltimore County Celebrates 15 years of Service to Abused, Neglected Children.

A Place to Heal: The Child Advocacy Center making a difference in child abuse – Corsicana Daily Sun

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HottyToddy.com

Kappa Alpha Theta Sells Cupcakes for CASA

HottyToddy.com

On the evening of April 21, the Epsilon Zeta chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta hosted its third annual philanthropy event Cupcakes for CASA. At this event …

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KALB News (press release)

Local CASA program expanding to Winn Parish

KALB News (press release)

WINN PARISH, La. (CASA) – The Rapides Children’s Advocacy Center, Central Louisiana’s nonprofit agency dedicated to helping the abused and …

Ceremony raises awareness of child abuse – Brazil Times

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Appleton Post Crescent

Rewarding work for CASA volunteer

Appleton Post Crescent

But he was willing to attend a match to cheer on one of the children he is matched up with through CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, of the …

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Ledger Independent

CASA Playhouses ready for raffle

Ledger Independent

A CASA Playhouse built by Bracken County Citizens Police Academy members is on display near the Bracken County Courthouse. The playhouse will …

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Huffington Post UK

Public invited to join Crawford County CASA

Meadville Tribune

The public is invited to join Crawford County Court Appointed Special Advocates‘ commitment to helping victims of child abuse and neglect heal, and …

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State budget includes CASA funds

messenger-inquirer

According to the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission, $1.5 million has been appropriated for each of the next two fiscal years for CASA.

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Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Idealist.org

The Sonoma County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program is committed to.

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Golf outing will benefit Wayne based Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocates

NorthJersey.com

WAYNE – The Jessica Gelok Foundation (JGF) will be holding its eighth annual golf outing next month. The foundation was formed by the family and …

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KARK

Sentient Interactive Partners With CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Morris and

Benzinga

Sentient Interactive, LLC, (besentient.com) proudly announces its partnership with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Morris …

CASA celebrates 30 years of helping local children – Reporter-Times

CASAs guide kids through court system – The Missoulian

Nordgren Named Advocate of the Year – Wilson Post

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Dusty Wallace Insurance Joins Court Appointed Special Advocates of Denton County in Charity

Press Release Rocket

CASA of Denton County is committed to ensuring that foster care children in the Dallas/Fort Worth region are provided every opportunity for a safe and …

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Journal and Courier

CASA announces cycling challenge at SIA

Journal and Courier

Tippecanoe’s Court Appointed Special Advocate organization announced their eighth annual cycling challenge fundraiser Tuesday morning at SIA.

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Child advocates sworn in by juvenile court judge to make a positive impact

Danville Commercial News

Brendan Denison/Commercial-NewsTwelve new CASA volunteers were sworn by Judge Craig DeArmond earlier in March, who will serve as …

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Calling all CASA volunteers

Toledo City Paper

While the CASA program is nationwide, Lucas County is a pioneer of the group operating as a non-profit organization working with juvenile court …

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100+ Women Who Care of Will County donate to CASA of Will County

The Herald-News

100+ Women Who Care of Will County donate to CASA of Will County … CASA acts as the child’s voice in court, helping to navigate the confusing …

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WBKO

CASA celebrates 18th annual bruncheon

WBKO

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) — Court Appointed Special Advocates of south central Kentucky held their annual justice served bruncheon Thursday.

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CASA of Eastern Oregon Inc. receives national certification

Ontario Argus Observer

The CASA of Eastern Oregon Inc. program, which serves Baker, Malheur and Union counties, has just been awarded certification by the National …

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Atlantic City Weekly

CASA of Atlantic and Cape May Counties lets its hair down on April 21

Atlantic City Weekly

Every day of the year, the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Atlantic and Cape May Counties, or CASA, focuses on finding permanent homes for …

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Tristatehomepage.com

CASA Celebrates Volunteer Efforts

Tristatehomepage.com

CASACourt Appointed Special Advocates celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Month on April 20 at 5:30 at the Evansville Country Club. Special guest …

CASA volunteer Phillips provides calm in time of need – The Port Arthur News

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Big Country Homepage

Heart to Heart: Big Country CASA

Big Country Homepage

That’s where Big County CASA comes in. A relatively new program in Abilene, CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, become the voice for …

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Southeast CASA Seeks New CASA Volunteer Advocates

Yankton Daily Press

“I really love working with the CASA volunteers,” she said. “I get a little emotional talking about this, because it’s the best group of folks ever. People …

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Statesman Journal

Superheroes run to help children in the court

Statesman Journal

Superhero fever has made its way to the Salem area as people dressed up as their favorite caped characters for the first CASA Super Hero Race.

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Brazil Times

Clay County CASA earns certification, adds assistant director

Brazil Times

The Clay County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program of Brazil was recently awarded certification by the National CASA Association.

Mahoning CASA volunteer recognition banquet is Wednesday – Youngstown Vindicator

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CASA volunteers saddle up for annual fundraiser

KSLA-TV

All proceeds from Cowboy Up for CASA benefit the Court Appointed Special Advocates as they advocate for children who have been neglected or …

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Cronkite News

Be a Voice for Abused Children, Be a CASA Advocate

Liberty Vindicator

These extraordinary people are known as Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA volunteers. National Volunteer Week was just last week, and …

CASA advocates for abused children – Visalia Times-Delta

Local program needs volunteers to give a voice to foster care children – Cronkite News

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Big Country Homepage

Heart to Heart: CASA Volunteers

Big Country Homepage

Those interested in becoming a CASA must go through about 30 hours of training, they will sit in on court hearings as well as undergo a background …

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CASA for Kids of East Texas benefit celebrates 25 years

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Court Appointed Special Advocates for Kids of East Texas will celebrate 25 years of serving the abused and neglected children with its annual …

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The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Good news about CASA and A’lia Martin

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Good news about CASA and A’lia Martin … The CASA volunteers are: Rachel Ryan, Sue McKee, David Hughes, Dianne Cruce, Maria Roberts, Zaf …

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Student helped by CASA advocate paying it forward

KCBD-TV

A Lubbock County Judge first appointed a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) to serve as an abused child’s voice around 23 years ago.

Training begins this month for new CASA volunteers – Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

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New Calvert courtappointed special advocate sworn in

So Md News

Donna Zibreg has joined a team of nine volunteer courtappointed special advocates in Calvert County. The Court Appointed Special Advocates …

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nwitimes.com

Volunteers sought to advocate for abused, neglected children

nwitimes.com

Lake County Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children case coordinator Danielle Przybocki and volunteer recruitment coordinator Elizabeth …

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Your News Now

19 Volunteers Sworn-In to CASA of Allen & Putnam Counties

Your News Now

Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, are the backbone for many kids in the judicial process. The Allen and Putnam County group welcomed …

13th annual CASA clay shoot set for Friday – Cleburne Times-Review

Become a CASA volunteer advocate – The Advertiser News South

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CASA advocates changing lives for foster kids on the South Plains

KCBD-TV

KCBD is proud to be part of the 11th annual Casas for CASA fundraiser, including the raffle to win a custom-built playhouse. The money raised from …

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Lawrence County In Need Of Court Appointed Children Advocates

WBIW.com

(BEDFORD) – Lawrence County is in need of guardian ad litems or court appointed special advocate (CHINS) to represent children. The spike in local …

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KALB News (press release)

Local CASA program expanding to grant parish

KALB News (press release)

ALEXANDRIA, La. (CASA) – The Rapides Children’s Advocacy Center, Central Louisiana’s nonprofit agency dedicated to helping the abused and …

CASA program expanding into Grant Parish – Alexandria Town Talk

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Sidney Daily News (subscription)

Dancing With Our Stars

Sidney Daily News (subscription)

Local stars danced to raise money for the Shelby County Court Appointed Special Advocate/Guardian Ad Litem (CASA/GAL) program. The program is …

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Alexandria Town Talk

CASA expands into Grant Parish, eyes Winn Parish

Alexandria Town Talk

COLFAX — As supporters of the Rapides Children’s Advocacy Center celebrated the expansion of CASA into Grant Parish on Wednesday, they …

CASA opens doors to Grant Parish juveniles in the court system – KALB News (press release)

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TAPinto.net

CASA South Plains announces move to Reagor Dykes’ downtown Lubbock building

LubbockOnline.com

Court Appointed Special Advocates of the South Plains will be housed closer to the Lubbock County Courthouse where the nonprofit’s volunteers …

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Become an Alameda County Court Appointed Special Advocate

Idealist.org

Are you interested in being a powerful voice in a child’s life? Come to an Informational Session to learn if being a CASA Volunteer is right for.

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The Courier-Journal

CASA: April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

MyArkLaMiss (press release) (blog)

CASA will be kicking off Child Abuse Prevention Month in Tallulah, April 1 at 11 AM, on the Court House steps. Mayor Paxton Branch will give an …

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month – Fortbendstar.com

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Basking Ridge teen supports Court Appointed Special Advocates

NJ.com

“I chose CASA SHaW after speaking with Concetta Ayers, [a family friend] who told me of the work that CASA does for children in foster care. I really …

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abc27

York County CASA: Child Abuse/Neglect Advocacy

abc27

The first Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program began in 1977 in Seattle, Washington by Judge David W. Soukup. He found that abused …

Officials aim to educate about child abuse – Journal and Courier

York County searches for child advocates – York Dispatch

Keeping kids safe – Visalia Times-Delta

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Lompoc Record

CASA recognizes, thanks volunteers across the county

Lompoc Record

Doris Becker, left, and Sally Payne were recognized for their their 20 years of service as CASA advocates Friday night during CASA’s Volunteer …

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EverythingLubbock.com

CASA of the South Plains Needs Volunteers for Over 700 Abused and

EverythingLubbock.com

CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, ensure a foster child’s needs remain a priority in an over-burdened child welfare system while working …

CASA helps ensure court system works for children – Richmond Register

Editorial: Volunteer to help kids by becoming an advocate – The Republic

Sixteen Cape May and Atlantic County Residents Becomes CASA Volunteers – Cape May County Herald

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Tehachapi News

Tehachapi gains two more CASA graduates

Tehachapi News

Court Appointed Special Advocates recently announced the graduation of the most recent class of CASA trainees, including two Tehachapi residents.

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The Sentinel

CASA swears in 32nd class of volunteers

The Sentinel

Cindy, left, and Riley Landis participate in the CASA Volunteer Swearing-In Ceremony and Fourteenth Annual Light of Hope Celebration Thursday at …

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Sulphur Southwest Daily News

CASA advocates play vital role in family court

Sulphur Southwest Daily News

CASA volunteers are trained child advocates appointed by a family court judge to speak for the best interests of children. They have three main …

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KMBZ

Luncheon to honor CASA teen, recruit volunteers

KMBZ

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The enormous life-changing impact of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers has been told through an …

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Bradford Era

United Way of Bradford lauds local CASA director

Bradford Era

CASA of McKean County’s Executive Director, Kristen Tim, has been announced as the 2016 recipient of the Excellence in Representation Award, …

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CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)

Idealist.org

… in court for a child that has experienced abuse or neglect in their home. New (Court Appointed Special Advocate) CASA training begins on May 3,

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CEO

Philanthropy News Digest

Organization and Network Profile: California is home to 44 CASA programs, approximately 400 staff, and 8,000+ volunteers that serve over 11,000 …

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Guardian ad Litem set to start training June 20

Jacksonville Daily News

To the editor: The North Carolina Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program will conduct its quarterly training session beginning June 20 at 220 Georgetown …

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Richmond County Daily Journal

RCC criminal justice grads sworn in as Richmond County child advocates

Richmond County Daily Journal

Contributed photo Pictured are James McCoy of Marston and Armisha McLean of Rockingham, who were both sworn in as Guardian ad Litem …

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wtvr.com

Family in legal battle with VCU Medical Center says daughter is still with them

wtvr.com

To assist in its deliberations, the court has appointed a guardian ad litem for an impartial assessment and recommendation regarding what is in the …

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Maine CASA fall training set

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Attendees can learn about all aspects of child advocacy work in order to be certified as a volunteer guardian ad litem for the Maine District Court.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

RCC criminal justice grads sworn in as Richmond County child advocates

Richmond County Daily Journal

Contributed photo Pictured are James McCoy of Marston and Armisha McLean of Rockingham, who were both sworn in as Guardian ad Litem …

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wtvr.com

Family in legal battle with VCU Medical Center says daughter is still with them

wtvr.com

To assist in its deliberations, the court has appointed a guardian ad litem for an impartial assessment and recommendation regarding what is in the …

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The Detroit News

Oakland judge challenges judicial board’s review

The Detroit News

□Fischer allegedly contacted a guardianadlitem, Paul Lansat, to inquire about the well being of the children while they were in their father’s custody …

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Sun Sentinel

Governor appoints replacements for two judges in Broward

Sun Sentinel

From 2012 to 2014, he was a Senior Child Best Interest Attorney with the Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program. Izquierdo, 40, of Miramar, received his …

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Salt Lake Tribune

Officials to break ground on new Provo courthouse

Salt Lake Tribune

… on a new $86.9 million courthouse that will combine Provo district, Provo juvenile, and Orem juvenile courts, as well as the Guardian ad Litem office.

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Patch.com

Judge in Bitter Custody Case Alleges Prosecutorial Misconduct

Patch.com

Among other issues raised in her filing, Gorcyca accused Fischer of contacting the guardianadlitem on the case, Paul Lansat, to ask about the …

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KIMT 3

Special Report: Kids in court

KIMT 3

Kids can be appointed an guardian ad litem. The guardian ad litem would investigate what’s best for the child or a custody evaluation can be done.

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WUWM

A Day in Milwaukee’s Trauma-Informed Court: Parents Work to Regain Custody of Their Kids

WUWM

… Office and the Department of Corrections’ probation and parole department, as well as a guardian ad litem representing the interests of the children.

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Montgomery County Newspaper

CASA Child Advocates

Montgomery County Newspaper

CASA’s goal is to provide a court-appointed volunteer to serve as Guardian ad Litem for every child in the foster care system. For the past 24 years, …

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OPA attorney named to Supreme Court

Cordova Times

She has also served as guardian ad litem in dozens of cases. Carney has been active in the Fairbanks community, coaching youth soccer and …

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Cameron County Commissioners laud Driftwood water upgrades

Bradford Era

In other news, an increase in the 2016-17 child advocate fee (Guardian ad Litem) was approved on behalf of Children & Youth Services (CYS).

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05/19/16: Opioid Addiction; Mental Health; Steven Raichlen; Wild Amelia Nature Fest; Kerry

WJCT NEWS

Christine Meyer, supervising program attorney for the Guardian ad Litem Program for the Fourth Judicial Circuit, joins us to discuss special training …

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Brenda West Hagerman to join Larned law firm

Great Bend Tribune

She intends to practice family law and serve as guardian ad litem to various courts in the region, which are long-standing areas of interest to her.

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Custody Dispute Ends in Mistrial

The Austin Bulldog

He told the jury that Judith Averill, a guardian ad litem who is employed by the Travis County Domestic Relations Office, has been involved in this case …

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Montana Standard

Commission not looking out for welfare of children

Montana Standard

The Commission recommends continuance of this volunteer corporation to act as guardian ad litem for children in care. CASA’s board chairperson sits …

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GoLocalProv

Guest MINDSETTER™ Anne Grant: Family Court and the Art of the Deal

GoLocalProv

The children’s guardian ad litem would gain notoriety for defrauding the fund that paid him to represent poor litigants. Neither court official ever got …

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Prevention vital to improving children’s home lives

Albuquerque Journal

The children are represented by a guardian ad litem who is an attorney. Parents, if indigent, are each represented by court-appointed counsel.

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Daily Dunklin Democrat

CASA continues to recruit

Daily Dunklin Democrat

They also have one night where they hold a training panel that consists of the juvenile judge, guardian ad litem, children’s division supervisor, juvenile …

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THE BUSINESS TIMES

2 possible heirs file claim in Prince estate

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